The Do’s and Don’ts for a Pet-Safe Super Bowl® Sunday

As Sunday nears, football fans are preparing to gear up for the big game, and while this year may not have the same big gathering you may be used to, there’s no shame in having the same big food spread! After all, what’s the Super Bowl® without all those delicious snacks? But, while you enjoy your treats, it’s important to […]

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Third Time’s a Charm for Athena

After a year of grieving the loss of their terrier, Kristina P. and her family knew they were ready to bring another dog into their New Hampshire home. What they didn’t know, was how the dog they found would improve the entire family’s lives. While searching the ASPCA website, Kristina and her family were drawn to a two-year-old hairless terrier-mix […]

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Create a Facebook® Fundraiser to Help Vulnerable Animals

Can’t think of a gift you want for your big day this year? Why not use this as an opportunity to help save innocent animals by creating your own Facebook Fundraiser benefitting the ASPCA! Whether it’s your birthday, your pet’s birthday, your anniversary, favorite holiday or just a normal day of the week, you can create a Facebook Fundraiser to […]

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These Pitties Need Your Help Finding Homes

This week, we are shining an extra special spotlight on two fabulous pit bulls! Meet Max and Tony! These two pups are each looking for homes to call their own and adopters who will love them for who they are.  Unfortunately, pit bulls often fall victim to unfair stereotypes and misconceptions and can sometimes spend more time in shelters than […]

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Don’t Fall Victim to These Seasonal Hazards

Pumpkin spice and chilly weather are back which can only mean one thing– fall is here! Start taking out your coats because the air is crisp and cool and the leaves are changing color. Not only is the changing season exciting for humans, but your pet is likely welcoming fall with open arms as they finally leave the hot, sticky […]

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A Very Deserved Home for Delicata

Delicata, a three-year-old tortoise shell cat who’d spent time at the ASPCA, was no ordinary feline resident. When Katherine Good, Foster and Placement Manager for the ASPCA Community Engagement team, heard that Deli had finally found a home, it was a very big deal.  “I come bearing incredible news!” Katherine emailed her team on September 24. “Our feline friend Delicata […]

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Lil BUB Makes a Big Difference for Special-Needs Animals Nationwide

UPDATE: Lil BUB’s Big Fund Finds a New Home For all you Lil BUB supporters, there is a new place for you to contribute in BUB’s memory: goodjobbub.org. Since 2014, Lil BUB’s BIG Fund for the ASPCA has awarded 254 grants to 212 organizations totaling over $427,000. But now, BUB’s proud family will be taking the reins, continuing their efforts to […]

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A Second Chance for Soba

Second chances happen every day at the ASPCA—cruelty victims become beloved family pets, homeless animals settle into new digs, and so many are finally given the love they deserve. Rescue dogs are so much more than their pasts or their breed, and we are so fortunate to be able to make so many happy endings possible for deserving animals. “Adoption […]

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Medication Spotlight: 5-Fluorouracil and its Deadly Effects

While there are plenty of medications that may be lifesaving to humans, these same medications can be life-threatening to our pets. Recently, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) has received a 32% increase in calls about the medication 5-Fluorouracil, or 5-FU.  5-FU can be deadly to our beloved pets and the APCC wants to make sure you have all […]

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